Mining Engineers

A mining engineer may refer to a particular type of engineer, who specializes in the formulation of plans that deal with the engineering aspects of extracting mineral resources from the surfaces of the earth. Mining engineers may be involved in conducting investigations related to the profitable extraction of mineral deposits, for which they work in collaboration with geologists, earth scientists and economists. They research and develop scientific techniques that enable the most suitable and convenient ways to mine minerals, while taking into consideration factors like depth, deposit level and other important factors. Mine engineering is one of the most multifaceted disciplines that cover a broad spectrum of subfields including mine designing and evaluation, management of mining operations, geotechnical engineering, mining supply management engineering and evaluation of the market value of mining products. A mining engineer may have a wide variety of roles to play like technical, which may involve planning and designing mining methods, production roles and also business development roles. That may involve efficient project management and marketing. Here are some of the most famous mining engineers from across the world, learn more fascinating facts and details with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

 1 Henri Fayol

Henri Fayol
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Famous As: Industrialist, Management Thinker
Birthdate: July 29, 1841
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: French
Died: November 19, 1925

 2 Richard Trevithick

Richard Trevithick
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Famous As: Pioneer of steam-powered road & rail transport
Birthdate: April 13, 1771
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British
Died: April 22, 1833

 3 Henry Ossian Flipper

Henry Ossian Flipper
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Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: March 21, 1856
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: April 26, 1940

 4 William Henry Ashley

William Henry Ashley
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Famous As: Miner
Birthdate: 1778 AD
Nationality: American
Died: March 26, 1838

 5 John Hays Hammond

John Hays Hammond
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: March 31, 1855
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: June 8, 1936

 6 John Milne

John Milne
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Famous As: Geologist
Birthdate: December 30, 1850
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British
Died: July 31, 1913

 7 George Reginald Starr

George Reginald Starr
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Famous As: Secret agent during World War II
Birthdate: April 6, 1904
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British
Died: September 2, 1980
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 8 John Blenkinsop

John Blenkinsop
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: 1783 AD
Nationality: British
Died: January 22, 1831

 9 Henry Gannett

Henry Gannett
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Famous As: Geographers, Explorers
Birthdate: August 24, 1846
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: November 5, 1914

 10 Franz Xaver von Baader

Franz Xaver von Baader
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: March 27, 1765
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: German
Died: May 23, 1841
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 11 Herman Frasch

Herman Frasch
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Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: December 25, 1851
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: German, American
Died: May 1, 1914

 12 Daniel C. Jackling

Daniel C. Jackling
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: August 14, 1869
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: March 13, 1956

 13 Sir Richard Griffith, 1st Baronet

Sir Richard Griffith, 1st Baronet
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Famous As: Geologist
Birthdate: September 20, 1784
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Irish
Died: September 22, 1878

 14 John Petherick

John Petherick
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Famous As: Traveler
Birthdate: 1813 AD
Nationality: Welsh
Died: July 15, 1882

 15 William Bowie

William Bowie
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: May 6, 1872
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: August 28, 1940

 16 R. A. F. Penrose Jr.

R. A. F. Penrose Jr.
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Famous As: Geologist
Birthdate: December 17, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: July 31, 1931
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